Kelley, Robert

Hello My Name Is...

Mr. Robert Kelley
Robert.Kelley@desotoisd.org
Contact phone number: 972-223-2242 (I am a floating teacher; ask main office to patch you through to the room in which I am teaching at that point of the day)

Robert Kelley

 

Subjects Taught

  • American Government
  • Economics
  • 6th grade Social Studies
  • Texas History
  • US History 8
  • US History 11
  • World Geography
  • World History 

 

Education

  • Graduate of Baylor University (Class of 1981)
  • Earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Education (focused on History and Physical Education/Health)
  • Studied Commercial Art and Advertising at Texas State Technical Institute in Waco

Teaching Experience

  • 21 years as a classroom teacher (most of the years involved middle school, teaching Texas Studies and U.S. History)
  • 3 years as a Social Studies department chairman at Alex W. Spence Middle Learning Center in Dallas.
  • 5 years as a teacher at Desoto Alternative Education Program

 

Bio

  • I have been interested in and collecting comic books since I was eight years old. 
  • I have participated in the Society for Creative Anachronism (historical and recreational reenactment of Middle Ages and Renaissance periods in history) since 1988
  • I have participated in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) for the last five years, each year succeeding in writing over 50,000 words.


Class Schedule

8-9 Texas History/ 6th grade Social Studies

9-10 U.S. History 8

10-11 Mr. Kelley's Conference Period

11-12 World History

12:30-1 E.A.G.L.E. Period (Character Development Lessons)

1-2 U.S. History 11, Government, Economics

2-3 World Geography